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NOTE: ECAAS rescheduling!
New event date 11-14 April 2023

First European Congress on Applied Animal Sciences

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Hotel Novotel Centrum

Powstańców Śląskich 7


Wrocław, Poland


Under the honorary patronage: 

  • Rector of Wrocław Universityof Environmental and Life Sciences

  • Polish Society of Veterinary Sciences

  • Polish Society of Animal Production

  • General Veterinary Inspectorate


Welcome! Join us!

11-14, April


Hotel Novotel Centrum Wrocław, Poland

   On behalf of the Organizational Committee, we invite you to meet during the First European Congress on Applied Animal Sciences. We will promote research, discussion, debate and dissemination of high quality and relevant animal science findings amongst the scientific communities, the livestock industry, civil society and groups with interests in livestock production. The conference will debate the role that animals play on the wider stage of dietary, environmental and mental health. At venue attendees will be able to get up close to the action, while also being able to seamlessly participate and network with delegates and speakers from across the Europe.

Who should attend?

You should attend the ECAAS 2022 if you are:

•  interested or involved in animal science, through industry or academia

• are a veterinarian in the field of herd health promotion, animal reproductive management or           assisted reproduction

•  work with companion animals or livestock

•  are involved in the care, sustainability and utility of animals

•  want to be part of the discussion on how animals impact human and planetary health in terms of   our  current and future well-being and sustainability

We are waiting for you!

Warm regards

Alicja Kowalczyk & Przemysław Cwynar

Chairmen of the congress

Dr Alicja Kowalczyk, PhD
Dr hab. Przemysław Cwynar, D.V.M., PhD

Organizing Committee

Chairman: Alicja Kowalczyk
Chairman: Przemysław Cwynar
Secretary: Marcjanna Wrzecińska
Second secretary: Elżbieta Gałęska
Other members: Ewa Czerniawska-Piątkowska, Anna Bubel

Scientific Committee 

The Speakers



Animal Hygiene & Welfare


prof. Jörg Hartung

President of ISAH 

Prof. dr hab. dr h.c. Jörg Hartung is veterinarian and Professor for Animal Hygiene and Husbandry and Professor for Animal Welfare Science of the University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover (TiHo), Germany. He is Honorary Doctor of the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU).


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dr Andrea Gavinelli

Head of Unit SANTE G5: Animal welfare and Antimicrobial Resistance.

Veterinarian graduated in Milan and policy official at the European Commission since February 1999. In his career Andrea has been dealing with several strategic and policy initiatives in the area of animal health and welfare first at the Ministry of Health in Rome than at the EU Commission. For a five years period until September 2020, he also supervised the Unit in charge of the eradication of animal diseases, and he has coordinated the implementation of the Regulation on official controls in the food, and feed area. Since 2020, Andrea is responsible for the Unit Animal Welfare and Anti-Microbial resistance in DG Health and Food Safety. The Unit is currently dedicated to the reform of the EU legislation on animal welfare and coordinates the different policies related to the fight to antimicrobial resistance (AMR) including the management of the One Health Network to fight AMR



Animal Production & Food Safety


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Animal Reproduction


prof. Francesca Mossa

Università degli Studi di Sassari, Uniss

Senior researcher within the Department of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Sassari (Università degli Studi di Sassari, Uniss), Italy. She graduated with a Doctor in Veterinary Medicine (DVM) and received her Ph.D. at Uniss. She subsequently worked as a post-doctoral research scientist at University College Dublin, Ireland. She lectured in animal reproduction at Uniss and worked as a manager on a dairy sheep farm. She returned to research when she was awarded the “Rita Levi Montalcini Program for Young Researchers.” Her research focuses on ovarian development and developmental programming of reproduction.


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dr Maryse Delehedde

Professional with more than 35 years of Experience in Business and Sciences Design and Lead Collaborative Studies with National and International Research Institutes. She has an expertise in use of innovative products both human and animal health. She is a specialist in reproductive biomarkers used in assisted reproduction. 



Animal Reproduction


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Animal Hygiene & Welfare


prof. José Pedro Araújo

Instituto Politécnico de Viana do Castelo - Escola Superior Agrária

Coordinator Professor at the High School of Agriculture of the Polytechnic Institute of Viana do Castelo (ESA-IPVC). Integrated Researcher of the Mountain Research Center - CIMO. Member of the board of the Portuguese Society of Animal Genetic Resources (SPREGA). Member of the National Commission for Coordination and Monitoring of the National Plan for Animal Genetic Resources (RGAn). Coordination on IPVC a international research project Treasure: Diversity of local pig breeds and production
systems for high quality traditional products and sustainable pork chains, Horizon 2020.


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prof. Ana Paula Vale

The main areas of research are in field of evaluation of bioactive compounds, antioxidants and anticancer potential of food, food safety and quality especially in chemical, sensory and microbiological characterization of Portuguese traditional foods. Experience reinforced by the participation in several research projects working closely with food producers, by the inter-laboratory collaboration with the University of Porto and the University of Tras-os-Montes, by the participation as a researcher at the research center – REQUIMTE, and also by teaching activities on food quality and food safety areas. Is also an integrated member at the research center – CISAS/IPVC - Centre for Research and Development in Agrifood Systems and Sustainability.

Ana Vale was the Director of the Agrarian School for 6 years, member of the Scientific Council of IPVC for 8 years and now is Vice-President of IPVC.

Participation in several research projects and specialized services for the valuation of traditional products, projects in close collaboration with local producers, aiming the valorisation of endogenous resources and the promotion of entrepreneurship in rural areas. 

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Animal Production & Food Safety


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Important information related to the COVID-19


***This event may be postponed if domestic regulations are tightened***

  • All congress participants should be vaccinated. On the starting date of the event, participants complete the appropriate COVID-19 questionnaire during registration.

  • Registered participant during the congress may not participate in it if in the last 14 days before the start of the event had: ​

- contact with a positive person
- noticed symptoms of infection (sore throat, cough, loss of smell, etc.)
- has a body temperature above 37 degrees C
- is in quarantine


Krowa i cielę

Technical panels

Panel I will focus on animal health, disease, and welfare and will integrate the areas of animal biology and ecology with comparative and veterinary science. You will learn about the science that underpins the biology of animal health and disease, including physiology, molecular biology, infectious agents, and animal welfare.

Panel II will focus on bringing up the issues about improving livestock and food production, and on the social and economic issues that influence primary producers. You will learn what actions to take to ensure the safety and health of consumers. You will learn the latest knowledge in the field of animal production.

Panel III will focus on the latest knowledge in the field of reproductive physiology and endocrinology, reproductive cycles, natural and artificial control of reproduction, preservation and use of gametes and embryos, pregnancy and gestation, infertility and sterility, diagnostic and therapeutic techniques. You will learn how to improve the management of an animal species or population with regard to its fertility or reproductive efficiency.

Dwie owce

Participation          Early registration           Late registration


Student,                        170 euro                   

PhD Student

Regular                          270 euro                     

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The completed registration form should be sent to:



Wrocław is the capital of Lower Silesia, which is situated on the Oder river and is distinguished by 12 islands and 112 bridges.  In the center of the city there is the Old Town Promenade (running along the former city moat) and the Botanical Garden (in Ostrów Tumski).  Another interesting attraction is the fantastic multimedia fountain in the Szczytnicki Park.


 Wrocław is a business city.  Wrocław Airport is expanding its network of connections, while increasing the quality of services provided.  There are direct train connections to cities in the Czech Republic, Germany and Ukraine.  Thanks to these numerous connections, Wrocław attracts scientific and business conferences and congresses.



Comfortable rooms in the Novotel and Ibis hotels have been prepared for the participants of the congress. You can get a discount on accommodation with the ECAAS password. We encourage you to book rooms in this facility or using booking.com